Kaiser Permanente

By Anthony Brino 10:48 am December 19, 2013
The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute is paving a large part of its foundation with a new round of $191 million in grants for comparative effectiveness and clinical data research networks, including funding for projects exploring patient and family decision-making and health solutions for specific patient populations.
Andrew Watson, MD
By Bernie Monegain 08:05 am December 10, 2013
There it was -- the clear-as-a-bell prediction. Call it the "wow factor." Andrew Watson, MD, medical director of the Center for Connected Medicine at UPMC, made an assertion about the future of digital health at the mHealth Summit on Dec. 9 that sent a hushed "wow" rippling across the room.
Kaiser reports second breach this fall
By Erin McCann 11:16 am November 26, 2013
In its second reported data breach this fall, Kaiser Permanente is notifying patients seen at its Anaheim Medical Center that their protected health information has been compromised after a USB flash drive containing patient data went missing.
By Eric Wicklund 09:48 am November 21, 2013
Breakfast panel to offer tips on extending healthcare solutions to mobile devices.
By Jeff Rowe 12:00 am November 10, 2013
While much of the mHealth landscape is peppered with talk of coming technologies not yet available, there are many mobile programs already deployed in real-world practices and hospitals across the country.
By Mike Miliard 10:39 am October 04, 2013
Lexmark International has acquired PACSGEAR, which develops connectivity technology to manage and share medical images and integrate them with picture archiving and communication systems and electronic medical records.
Dan Chavez, executive director of San Diego Beacon community
By Mike Miliard 09:57 am August 28, 2013
Chock full of IT talent, the San Diego Beacon community is well positioned for a sustainable future. As its health information exchange gains momentum, it's starting to see "how the water flows through the pipes."
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am August 15, 2013
In a blog post on the Healthcare IT News website earlier this year, Center for Connected Health Founder Joe Kvedar wrote that “we have a long way to go” before the algorithms of predictive analytics truly start to bear fruit for healthcare in the ways we suspect they can.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am July 15, 2013
As Asaf Bitton, MD, views the Beacon Communities across the country as having provided serious community change in how care is delivered.
By Erin McCann 12:00 am July 15, 2013
Crafting an effective framework for healthcare quality measurements that satisfies the spectrum of industry members has proven to be far from a simple feat.

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